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Latest posts by Fairygirl

......the good guys

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 08:28

I'll just add The Botanics Nursery to this list. I received large foxglove plugs a couple of days ago - lovely big healthy plants, well packaged and labelled. Important when they're totally different varieties but look identical at this early stage! They went straight into two 7" pots temporarily and I hope to pot them into some individual 3" pots today. Excellent service and kept me up to date as there was a slight delay because of Chelsea. 


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 08:08

Is there a thyme at the front Daisy? Salvia looked like Penstemon to me - don't grow either of them so I'll use that as an excuse 

Where are the other shrubs? Are they bottom left  - looks a bit like Philadelphus but it's too blurry when I enlarge.

I'm  determined to have cake...the cupcake was very  nice but Verdun will move in and get that cake if I don't get there first 

Iris ID

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:51

I've got Black Dragon, Dove but I don't think it's as black as Night Owl. My BD definitely wasn't as dark as that pic, although darker than it looks here - the camera doesn't seem to get the depth on the purple shades :



Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:40

Yumm Dove! Thanks - that'll get me going 

I saw Mahonia, Delphiniums, Lavender, Dahlias, Acer, Pelargonium, Penstemon and Gerbera and a Daisy! Do I get cake now?

Iris ID

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:35

There's a lot of dark Irises Invicta so it would be hard to make a guess especially without a pic. I have a very dark inky one called Night Owl which I love. Perhaps try looking on one of the specialist nursery's sites and see if you can get it narrowed down 


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:25

30 quid Daisy....which plant did you want us to guess?

I'll stick to my tea Dove thanks, unless you've any croissants or pains au choc to go with it..


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 07:06

Is anybody there? Are you all still asleep?....

I'll whisper in case any of you lot have sore heads after your carousing last night...

A bit cloudy here but dry. Will have to get some more compost to finish my planting, then it'll be hole digging, hedge planting and slab lifting if my aching limbs can take it 

What's this? Flower in lawn...

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 21:55

I've just saved a little bit which has seeded into the garden and transplanted it. Great for bees too 

This forum

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 21:49

I missed it all....

Can I have some tomorrow David? Any of your cakes will do - they all look yummy.  How can you not like cherries lily....all the more for me though  

It's also the quality of the jokes here that makes this forum so good. Second to none...


Posted: 31/05/2014 at 21:41

Evening archie - I had some pakora tonight as a homage to you 

I even pushed the boat out and had a glass of coke. I know how to live...

I'm off as well KEF. Will leave all you 'swally merchants' to your alcoholic beverages 

My 27 year old body's aching..

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